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ulcer in the back of my throat

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Apthous ulcer: If you are sure that is what it is, try gargling with acidolphilus. Kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase will also ease symptoms and tends to stick on t ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Mixture of…: Hydrogen peroxide, warm salt water (saline), & alcohol-based mouthwash will soothe & help heal ulcer. Or can use otc prep glyoxide. Be sure not to swa ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Find out the cause: You need to see your physician to try to find out the cause of the problem now. Troubles speaking suggests an issue around the larynx or voice box.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Infection/oral : This sounds like an infection or inflammation of the mouth and throat. Seek immediate medical attention.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Tonsil stones: Can cause recurrent sore throats, tonsillitis, and bad breath. Suggest ENT doctor.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon. It may not be a cut. May be a lesion or impacted wisdom tooth trying to erupt.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
You may have Thrush: which is a yeast infection. Please see your doc. Do you also have anal or vaginal itching or GI symptoms? It is remedied by taking medicine or supp ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: This could be due to many things - such as medications, food, even use of body lotions/oils, or clothing.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Someone needs to examine your throat and then discuss possibilities and probably further studies - perhaps a culture. Treatment will depend od what is ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: However, probably more often it is felt at the area at the back of the mouth and just beyond that.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
At your tonsils?: Hard white or yellow concretions in the tonsils are usually tonsilloliths or tonsil stones. Harmless although they can cause a foreign body sensation ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Burning sensation : Some people describe this as burning mouth syndrome. Most of the time the cause is obscured. However, a basic work up including blood sugar evaluation ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Zebrack
8 years experience Dentistry
It depends: It depends on where and what type of lump. If it is on the back of the tongue it could be type of lingual tonsil or normal tissue. It could be a blo ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See Your Dentist: Without more information and a visual of the area you are describing, it would be difficult to provide you with a definitive answer. An evaluation by ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sore throat: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gar ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not related: The three symptoms of tongue tingling, sore throat, and tummy ache may or may not be related. A person can keep a diary of when these symptoms happen, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Could indicate infec: This could indicate an infection such as strep throat. Please see your doctor.
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
The : The safest thing to do would be to make an appointment with an internal medicine physician, or a family practice physician for a complete evaluation. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See your doctor: You may very well need a prescription medication, it looks like an infection, could still be viral, but you need to be seen, meanwhile use saline nasa ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Needs to be checked : It depends on the size and color of this 'pimple' and also if it is painful or painless. Anything that is red or painful is more like due to an infect ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need more info: How long has this been happening? Does this occur only after lying down or after eating? Does this occur only during certain time of the year?
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Need to see it: Could be one of many things. Recommend a dental visit to diagnose.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Tonsils and thyroid: I do not think the two are related but you must see a Throat specialist as soon as you can. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted.
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